Radford University's Rankings and Accolades

Radford University continues to be recognized for the strength of its academic programs, the success of its sustainability efforts, and dedication to excellence.

Best Colleges & Universities in the Southeast - The Princeton Review

2004-2021

Best Regional Universities in the South - U.S. News & World Report

2013-2022

Top Public Schools South #14 - U.S. News & World Report

2021-2022

College of Distinction - Colleges of Distinction

2021-2023

Military Friendly School Destination - Viqtory

2020-2023

Best Colleges for Veterans - South - U.S. News & World Report

2021-2022

Top Green Colleges in the Nation - The Princeton Review

2010-2021

Best Value Schools - Regional Universities South - U.S. News & World Report

2022

Colleges of Distinction, Best Public Colleges, 2021-2022
Colleges of Distinction, Overall Best Colleges, 2021-2022
Colleges of Distinction, Best Virginia Colleges, 2021-2022
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Program and Department Accolades

Abound 2021 Top Graduate Degrees in VA
Abound Top Degrees, Overall Graduate School, 2021
Colleges of Distinction, Business, 2021-2022
Colleges of Distinction, Nursing, 2021-2022
Colleges of Distinction, Education, 2021-2022
Colleges of Distinction, Career Development, 2021-2022
Colleges of Distinction, Military Support, 2021-2022
 
  • "Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs"
     U.S. News & World Report, 2021
  • Best Colleges for Criminal Justice
    Niche.com, 2021
  • Best Colleges for Sports Management
    Niche.com, 2021
  • "Best RN Programs in Virginia"
    RegisteredNursing.org, 2020
  • "Best Business Schools for 2021: On-Campus MBA Programs"
    The Princeton Review, 2021
 
  • "Best Business Schools"
    The Princeton Review, 2012-2020
  • "Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice”
    U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • “Best Part-time MBA”
    U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • “Best Master of Social Work” program
    U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Most Admired Interior Design Schools
    DesignIntelligence, 2019